As part of our desire to provide an extravagant welcome, we strive to create a physical space that is accessible and accommodating to all people.

Wheelchair Access

The main level of United Parish is fully wheelchair accessible at our entrance off of the driveway on Marion Street. There are spaces for wheelchairs in the Sanctuary and Chapel, and an accessible restroom. Accessible parking spaces are available in the driveway off of Marion Street. The Marion Street entrance is open for worship services.

If you need the ramp entrance at another time for a meeting or visit with a Pastor, please call the Church Office at 617-277-6860 or email There is a chairlift that enables wheelchairs to access the Parlor and the Choir Room. The church school classrooms on the second floor are not wheelchair accessible. The Coolidge Corner T Station, a short distance from the United Parish, is wheelchair accessible.

During the summer, worship is held downstairs in Willett Hall. The ramp to the lower level is located to the left of the 15 Marion Street entrance.

Drop-Off Zone

There is a drop-off zone on Marion Street immediately by the Marion Street entrance to the church. These spots are offered for the safety and convenience of families with very young children, seniors, and persons with disabilities, and for weddings and funerals.

Hearing Assistance/Large Print Materials

Hearing assistance devices are available for the Sanctuary. Large print bulletins and worship resources are available for all services. Please ask an usher for assistance.

Pew Cushions

For your comfort, please feel free to borrow a seat cushion for the wooden pews in the Sanctuary.

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome in all areas of the building.


United Parish welcomes neurodiversity in all its forms including Autism, ADHD, Tourette Syndrome, etc. There are rocking chairs in the back of the Sanctuary to use as needed, and folks are welcome to bring headphones to quiet the joyful noise of worship, and use fidgets or other tools to support sensory needs.